Paintpots News

Young people with learning disabilities 'isolated' and 'hidden'

A 17-year-old with autism says that for years she thought something was "quite weird about me". ...read more

Aptamil investigating baby milk formula complaints

Mums say their babies have been sick after the recipe of a popular formula milk was changed. ...read more

Kids baffled by YouTube and Instagram terms

13 year olds can sign up to Facebook and Google sites. But can they understand those companies' privacy policies? ...read more

The problem children who are really victims

Services working with children need to look beyond the children's problems to spot neglect, inspectors say. ...read more

Brightlingsea pupils 'feel unsafe' at Colne school

The once "outstanding" school in Essex is "inadequate" and needs special measures, inspectors say. ...read more

Germany to fight anti-Semitism in schools with new team

Attacks on Jews spur the central government to deploy 170 anti-bullying experts in schools. ...read more

'Everyone supports me'

Parents and pupils benefit from innovation for which school wins national award. ...read more

Jul 5, Fun activities to help kids communicate, negotiate, and connect

How can we teach kids to get along with others? Communicate, negotiate, read minds, make friends? These research-inspired social skills activities can help. Tips for babies, children, and teens. ...read more

'Councils beat academy trusts at boosting failing schools'

Town hall bosses hail "compelling" evidence that local authorities are best for schools improvement. ...read more

Putting death on the school timetable

Doctors in Australia want the school curriculum to get young people talking about the ethical issues around death and dying. ...read more